We found the Recode maps

We found the Recode maps

And Madeline’s Meltdown By Steve Hunley The first of two votes on the zoning and code process upheaval known as Recode in Knoxville City Council has happened. Recode was approved by council by a vote of 7 to 2 (Voting for Recode were: Stair, Saunders, McKenzie, Rider, Roberto, Welch and Wallace. Campen and Singh voted […]

Whatever Happened to Eddie Nelson?

Whatever Happened to Eddie Nelson?

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com Edward Nelson was the Democratic candidate last year for the 19th District seat in the Tennessee General Assembly against Representative Dave Wright.  Until quite recently, he was also Vice Chair of the Knox County Democratic Party.  Nominated and lavished with praise by none other than Rene Hoyos, last year’s Democratic […]

Where is the Recode Map?

Where is the Recode Map?

By Steve Hunley The Knoxville Focus received phone calls and emails on last week’s Publisher’s Position “Too Many Recode Missteps.” Of interest was a question about the missing zoning map for Recode. For many months the text of Recode has been discussed and amended by the city council but the Knoxville-Knox County Planning commission has […]

Too Many Recode Missteps?

By Steve Hunley Knoxville City Council members and the mayor all take an oath of office to obey the City of Knoxville Charter. In regard to Recode Knoxville, have they faithfully acted within the city charter? Many citizens feel they have not. The reason for the lack of trust is the many missteps from the […]

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

Leftist Hypocrisy Out of Control

By Steve Hunley Andy Ngo, a gay Asian-American journalist, was evidently badly beaten by members of Antifa in Portland, Oregon recently.  As Ngo was beaten, Antifa members continued to chant, “No hate!” Ngo recalled he was videoing the march of Antifa members who had gathered to resist “Fascist violence” when he was attacked.  The hypocrisy […]

Could Recode cost you money?

Could Recode cost you money?

By Steve Hunley On Friday, June 14, Knoxville city councilman and current mayoral candidate Marshall Stair was interviewed on the WETR 92.3 FM radio program “Knoxville Morning News.” A caller asked Mr. Stair to please find out how Recode would affect residential insurance claims for fire or water damage. The caller said they had an […]

Way To Go Rick Staples!

By Steve Hunley, Publisher publisher@knoxfocus.com Presently the fake news media in the State of Tennessee are trying to perpetuate the myth a Democrat in the General Assembly cannot get anything done due to the Republican super-majority dominating our legislature.  That fails to explain the remarkable success of State Representative Rick Staples, a Knoxville Democrat.  Staples […]

Thank Goodness for Martin Daniel!

Thank Goodness for Martin Daniel!

By Steve Hunley The people of Knoxville and Knox County ought to be thankful for the service of State Representative Martin Daniel.  All too often the doings of our representatives in Nashville escape our attention because local media fails to report it.  The actions of our legislative delegation in the State Capitol oftentimes has a […]